Ben Joravsky takes us to school and reviews the history of the Mayor’s Olympic scheming. He documents how the Mayor and the 2016 Committee knew all along that the city would HAVE to sign a blank check to get the games.
In the last couple of weeks Daley and Ryan have been eating crow at home. Once again bid officials and Daley staffers have been meeting with small groups of aldermen. Ryan has been apologizing for bad communication and fessing up that, yes, they’d known for months that they’d probably have to sign the contract as-is—while also insisting that private financing and insurance policies will cover everything.
Read the article. He’s been on the story since Day One. Have you HAD ENOUGH yet? Call your Alderman. “No games! No blank check!”